Happy New Year from the Surrey Cricket Foundation

From: Mark Babb <mababb@surreycricket.com>
Development Administrator
Direct Tel:     0207 820 4195

I am writing to wish you a very happy New Year on behalf of the Surrey Cricket Foundation, and also to provide an update on some Women and Girl’s news which you may have missed in December and over the New Year. Please see these news stories below, and we wish you and your club all the best for 2017. If you have any questions or queries, or require any assistance relating to Women and girl’s Cricket please don’t hesitate to contact Vicki, Kim or I at wandg@surreycricket.com and we will endeavour to assist.

Have a great 2017 all!



Ashford Ladies triumph in Pre-Christmas indoor league
Congratulations to Ashford Ladies who saw off strong competition from Reigate Priory and Twickenham to triumph in the Surrey Cricket Pre Christmas Smash It Indoor Competition. Final standings and a review of the competition can be found here: http://www.surreycricketfoundation.org/news/exciting-climax-to-womens-indoor-league-17298/

‘This Girl Did’ become one of the youngest coaches in the country
In December Rowledge cricketer Danielle Gregory became one of the youngest coaches in the country upon passing her level two qualification following her 18th birthday. Read about Danielle’s story here: http://www.surreycricketfoundation.org/news/this-girl-did-17246/

Opportunity to improve your girl’s skills at our Girl’s only course at Ewell Castle School
The SCF are running a girls only course for girls in yrs 5, 6, 7 and 8, this year at Ewell Castle School starting on Saturday 14th January and running for 10 weeks (excluding half term). The course is from 4pm-5pm each week at a cost of £75 for the ten weeks. This course will help the players develop all-round cricket skills in a social and supportive atmosphere. This course will use a combination of games and skill development practices. Please use this link to book.  Our site is not currently mobile or tablet friendly so you will need to use a PC to make your booking or for more information please don’t hesitate to call Katie on 0207 820 4190 who will be able to assist with the booking.

ECB Lady Taverners club T20 competitions open for entries
A reminder that the ECB national U13 and U15 girls club T20 competitions are open for entries. The national competitions are played using the exciting T20 format and give your girls the opportunity to compete for national honours. To enter please complete the attached form and return as designated.

2017 Lady Taverners ECB Girls Club U13 & U15 T20 Entry Letter
2017 Lady Taverners ECB Girls Club U13 & U15 T20 Entry Form-1

Just over 6 months until the Women’s World Cup comes to England
Summer 2017 sees the Women’s World Cup coming to England with the world’s top players battling it out to win the world’s top prize. We will keep you update throughout the year about the competition, and the opportunities it may bring for your club. Further information can be found on our website here: http://www.surreycricketfoundation.org/news/excitement-building-towards-womens-world-cup-17331/

April Work Day

Work Day 1a Work Day 3a

A huge thank you to those volunteers who gave up part of last weekend to get the Cricket Club ready for the new season.

A massive amount of work was completed:

The Club House hall was given two new coats of paint and the windows and loos given a thorough cleaning.

The bar has been stocked, ready for thirsty customers.

The sheds and scorebox have been cleaned out and reorganised.

Outdoors, the patio was weeded, the BBQ has been overhauled and cleaned and the sightscreens repaired.

The nets have been set up, both they and the Astro have been brushed clear of moss. The pitch was well and truly rolled, cleared of rubbish and the wild areas were strimmed.

All in all, it was a fantastic effort, so many thanks to everyone involved. We’re in fantastic shape now to start the new season.

There are however a few jobs still to be completed:

1 A small area of flooring in the gents toilets to be re-laid
2 Some tiling in the kitchen where some tiles have come away
3 Door to colts hut to be reinforced.

If anyone knows of someone with the relevant skills who might be prepared to tackle any of these, please contact Roger Reed.